Two more Steles of the Sky reviews and it’s cocktail time.

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

Yeah, I have a problem. I’m working on a short story, but I have the Post-Novel Ennui, and my head has that empty dustbunnies-rolling-over-the-floor feeling I get when I have used up all my brain. So I have emailed the editor, and let him know that I am Out Of Clever, and the story may [...]

One eventual fate of the gargantuan pumpkin…

Monday, November 12th, 2012

I baked you a pumpkin custard.

[Insert Beatles earworm here]

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

Sunrise this morning was deeply incredible. The photos from my little Canon don’t even begin to do the colors justice–there were mauves and oranges and golds, and clouds lit up from the inside like star-nursery nebulas incandescent in the depths of time. There were broad red rays of light, clearly visible through the air, streamered [...]

This is a dangerous technology.

Saturday, September 15th, 2012

Scott made rosemary-scented chicken and rice soup for dinner tonight (verdict: delicious), but after our workout I was possessed with the desire for chocolate cake. Curiously (or perhaps directly antecedent to my craving) our friend Fade had just pointed me to this recipe for make-in-a-mug chocolate cake. Reader, I was dubious. Reader, it works. (Yes, [...]

I think I finally mastered the art of baba ghanouj…

Friday, August 17th, 2012

If the summer bounty in eggplants is making you wonder how the hell people eat these things, here’s the easiest tastiest thing I know of to do with one. Much less fuss than eggplant parmigiana, though that is also delicious… So the trick is no more than one tablespoon of tahini per eggplant. That’s enough [...]